Meat-Free Mum Days
B|Spring 2020
A Flexitarian Approach To Pregnancy Nutrition

When you’re pregnant, it’s more important than ever that your diet is the best it can be. Though there’s no problem in having the odd treat, you should try to ensure that you get a good a mix of vitamins and minerals, as well as sufficient carbs to keep you going, plus protein to help your baby grow.

But if you are thinking of changing to a lower carbon diet, or perhaps replacing animal products at times, how can you do so safely and with confidence that you’re getting all you need? We show you how to be a flexitarian.

A FLEXITARIAN DIET: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

A Flexitarian diet is one where you choose a more plant-based diet but still allow yourself the option of choosing to eat animal products at times. It’s more flexible, and easier to keep to, than going fully vegetarian or vegan but it helps you think more about what you’re eating.

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